Cory Doctorow's "For The Win"

Jane Park

Longtime supporter of CC and NYTimes best selling author Cory Doctorow has released his latest work of fiction, For The Win, under a CC BY-NC-SA license. For The Win is about a virtual future of gamers, Big Sister, and shadow economies. Cory encourages you to remix the work and also to convert it to your favorite format. You can download the book for free, donate, or buy the book at his site.

His last book, Little Brother, was available for download under the same license and spent four weeks on the New York Times bestseller list. For more on why Cory uses CC for his works, see his posts for Locus Magazine on Creative Commons and Why I Copyfight.

4 thoughts on “Cory Doctorow's "For The Win"”

  1. Certainly another cool move by Cory Doctorow.

    There is one thing, however, that really irritates me about this post: in the sentence “You can download the book for free, donate, or buy the book at his site” the only word with a link is “buy” … as if “donate” and “download” would not deserve the same treatment.

    Leaves me with a big WHY

    … and of course a lot of speculation …

  2. Hey Peter,

    Didn’t mean to send any messages with that one– it’s just that the others are already linked in the post. ie. the graphic links to the download page and the title links to the site in general. That I didn’t include a link to donate was an oversight of mine, which I’ll go ahead and fix now! Thanks for bringing it to my attention.

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